Java 6 Download For Mac

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When I upgrade to Mavericks, it uninstalls Java 1.6. I can install Java 7, but for some applications and development work, I still need access to Java 6. How can I reinstall Java 6 in Mavericks?

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Apple docs generally recommend downloading Java directly from Oracle, but I don't see a Mac version listed on the Oracle download page for Java SE 6.


I was able to install parts of Java 6, with an Apple Support update. But Maven is still missing.

Update 2

I was able to install Maven with Homebrew:


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You can download Java SE 6 for OS X from here:

For Maven support you can use brew (as stated above) or, if you don't want to install brew just for Maven support, you can download it directly from Here's the steps I took to get Maven setup on a fresh install of Mavericks:

Colin C.Colin C.

This works on OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). I've used Homebrew to install JDK 1.6.0_65:

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When I tried the accepted answer, I didn't see the new JDK 1.6 in /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/

I had to go to search for 'java', download the latest, and install that. Then the JDK 1.6 appeared.

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